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in a series of crimes stretching from southern california to seattle after dar nel washington escaped from a san bernardino jail in late august. >>> san francisco's central subway project received a shot in the arm today. it secured federal funding of nearly $1 billion. to explain what this means and how a newly-filed lawsuit could de rail the project. >> yeah. this is one of the big construction projects in san francisco. take a look. you can see that stock ton street here is closed off right now and as we come around take a look over here over there across the street near those stairs is where a new station will sit across the street now in the last 48 hours it's been a real roller coaster in here for the planners of this new subway system with bad news followed up by good news. >> a significant piece of the financial puzzle fell into place today for san francisco's central subway project. announce nearly a billion dollars in federal funding guarantee. >> i am delighted and very proud to announce today $942 million for the san francisco mta to extend the central subway. >> san francisco'
. >>> gas price across california have been dropping in recent days and hitting record levels earlier this month. according to triple a the average price of gas today is $4.31 a gallon. that's down from 4.54 a week ago and a record of high 4.67. analysts say the prices will likely keep dropping perhaps $4 or even lower by thanksgiving. the drop is attributed in part to the refineries switching to the easier to make blend of gasoline. >>> showing a small decline in applications. first time cranes fell 23,000 last week to 369,000. the less volatile full-week average rose slightly to 368 thousand. analysts look for claims to fall consistently below 375 thousand as evidence that hiring is strong enough to lower the u.s. unemployment rate. >>> on wall street the market made small gains de spite weak home sales numbers and mixed earnings news. the dow industrial gained 26. nasdaq rose by four. >>> with just 12 days now left until election day, the presidential hopefuls are reyesing through swing states in hopes of winning over undecided voters. government romney spent his day in ohio critic
from cancer. they are among 38 california firefighters that passed away this yearism the stock market suffered the worst day. the dow fell 205 points today. nasdaq lost skefrpb closing above 3,000. disappointing earnings from a number of companies led to the decline. >>> 25 yearsa ago today wall street saw a steeper drop. black monday. the dow fell 508 points losing 22% are of the market value. historians say the crash came after a sell off triggered by an increase in interest rates. >>> new numbers from sacramento shows california jobless rate saw the largest drop in 36 years. the state jobless rate fell to 10.2. down from 10.6 the previous month. the september number is a full point and a half improvement from the 11 .7% this time one -- 11.7% this time one year ago. >>> marin county has the lowest jobless rate. none of the bay area counties near double digits. salono is the only county above 9% at 9 passport . --9.3 in september. >>> a job fair took place today. people with specialized skills in ship building and service trade were in high demand. a seminar for employees of the sol
of the inmates death. >>> for the second time in a week a shark has attacked a surfer off the california coast. today's attack happened off county coast at bunker surf spot in eureka not far from the airport there. this is a photo of the surfer's board and you can clearly see a large bight was taken out. witnesses say the 25-year-old man was bleeding profusely but made it out of the water by himself. he had at least four 12-inch gashes on his midsection and hip. remember it was one week ago today that a 39-year-old surfer died after he was attacked by sharks off the santa barbara coast. >>> a san francisco neighborhood has been put on alert after a series of encounters with aggressive ra coons. reporting the run ins with ra coons. most happen after dark but early one morning a baby ra coon fell out of a tree and its mother scratched a woman's dog. now, the department has put up warning signs, ordered ra coon resistant garbage cans and asked the woman who has been feegd wild animals in the park to stop. up next a live report from the jersey shore on the dire situation there. what's being done t
.obama landed in ohio after a fund raising stop here in california. >> his focus was on fund raising. his campaign is on track to raise $1 billion. the first for any candidate in the united states. >> people have been waiting a long time for a farm bill. and the president has to exert the kind of presidential leadership it takes to get the house and the senate actually pass a farm bill. >> mitt romney campaigned in iowa. both candidates are expected to take time off over the weekend before the second presidential debate. >>> president clinton campaigned for two democratic candidates. >> we have on the stage four people that believe for many different reasons that a country of we're all in this together works way better than a country of you're on your own. >> reporter: mr. clinton was in northern california to boost support for john gerimendi and mcnerney. who is also gearing votes for hernandez. >>> in some parts of our state people are already casting early ballots. if you're interested on voting by mail applications can be submitted through october 30th. if you still need to register t
on a california beach. >>> giants fans every getting their orange on. the rush every ahead of game one. complete bay area news coverage starts down. >> we have new information about a brutal has. we have a sketch of a suspect of a grandmother in her home. >> the victim's suv was found here about two miles away from the victim's home. it's a black volvo suv could have information police need to solve this case. veteran investigators say they've confirmed their initial suspiciousness that the fire was meant to cover the act of the death of the women or okay from items taken out of the house. >> neighbors say latchly was friendly. >> here daughter called her the glue of the family. a retired firefighter was out of thyme town. here's a sketch of a man they want to talk to. he was shinleafing the beloved where the suv was found. >> the car was left in kas tro valley. >> there were no signs of forced entry. anyone who has seened the suv is asked to call the police. >> we're covering the plane crash that crashed into a field about four and a half miles from the byron airport. the wreckage was st
oil. it's due to a slow of production in california that started with the august chevron refinery fire in richmond and peaked with more problems this week. >> gas prices have gone up crazy this week. >> in santa clara we met with the president of robinson oil which owns robin gas station sdmrs over the last week or so there's been a couple other problems. i think the most serious one was the one at the exxon mobil refinery fire in tore rens that seemed to be sort of the straw that broke the camel's back. >> some drivers have their doubts. >> some on, we've been through this before. i think that's a lot of crock, but that's just my opinion. i don't believe that. >> and all of them are hoping for some kind of relief. >> with three kids it's definitely a lot. >> tom robinson prices may continue to rise but they should start to drop once the refineries get back to their normal production levels. live in fremont, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more de tails now on that spike in prices at the pump. here if the bay area the current gas price coming from triple a say a gallon of regular unledded 4.3
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a california highway patrol officer reportedly shot and killed a suspect up in lake county this arn. according to lake county news, a female chp officer pulled over a suspect in a stolen vehicle on highway 29. the two reportedly got into a physical fight ending with the officer shooting the unidentified suspect. >>> a worker at the port of oakland was killed today after being crushed to death while inspecting a crane. it happened about 9:30 this morning at berth 37. that's operated by evergreen marine. cal osha official tells ktvu the worker was in his mid 50s and suffered a crushed chest and head injury. the worker died at the hospital. he has not been identified. berth 37 is one of 7 terminals at the port. it was shut down for the day. the rest of the port stayed open. cal osha and oakland police are investigating. >>> the san mateo sheriff is asking for help in identifying a girl whose body washed ashore. they say they can't figure out who she is or how she died. a couple walking on the beach discovered the body sunday afternoon. the county coroner says th
thought the vice presidential debate was you ere rowdy check this out in southern california. that was 57-year-old brad sherman asking 71-year-old lawyer burrman. you want to get into this and you see an officer step between them. their house campaigns are reported to be the most expensive in the nation. also maybe the nastiest. >>> and noble peace prize. the to a region. to the european union. the group of 27 nations is home to some 50 million people. the jury said the eu deserves the honor in efforts to build peace. >>> there are now reports tonight that am plans to introduce a smaller version of its popular ipad later this month. several media outlets including bloomberg news. they will release the ipad mini. they site an unnamed source. apple hasn't said anything yet. but many have speculated the ipad miniwill appear before the holiday shopping season. >>> it is friday night. time for our game of the week. a pair of rivals face off. live at cupertino. >> reporter: yes, the cupertino pioneers are 6-0 for the first time since 1993. but they're expected to get their biggest text tonight
a century could mean a bonus for california winemakers. wineries we spoke to here at home say they are ready to step up to the plate. brass mountain winery said its harvest is a bumper crop that could lead to more jobs and a chance to introduce their products to new consumers. >>> after opening its first san francisco store, target revealed plans for a second one in the sears building that most recently housed mervyns. it expects to open in october of next year. >>> a 21-year-old man is held without bail tonight accused of plotting an attack on the federal reserve building in new york, blocks away from the world trade center. a 21-year-old parked a van filled with what he believed were explosives this morning and tried to detonate it. the plot was part of a joint sting operation with the nypd and that the public was never at risk. authorities say that the suspect is from bangladesh and acted alone. >>> the san mateo bridge is closing for construction work tonight. we're getting an inside look at what the job entails. >>> and the baseball gods sure can be fickle. what fans were doing here an
with greek economy is under discussion. >>> here at home california dairy farmers rallied and urged state officials to raise the price of milk to make pees and butter. the milk produced in california dr. brown and secretary to include whey and milk prices. the farmers say the prices are too low and puts them at a disadvantage compared to other states. >>> now to the reyes for the white house. both president obama and republican nominee mitt romney are attending the same dinner tonight in new york city. the two candidates greeted each other cordially before the event started. the dinner is a benefit for taxless charity and is being held tat end of presidential campaigns since the conclusion of world war ii. >> workers have a de cent living, have a little money in their pockets. that means businesses do better. that means businesses make more profit, then they hire more workers. that's how you grow an economy. that's why we can't go back ward. >> earlier today president obama campaigned in new hafrp chir pointing out the progress made during his and promising more to come and getting concen
, mitchell, stepped down as mediator. the california public utility commission brokered him to determine how much pg&e will pay. they were critical because his law firm represented public utilities. talks are expected to begin monday without a mediator. >>> the port of oakland is in damage control mode as questionable expenses seem to multiply. new information tonight. >>> the high school football game of the week takes us to eastern side. >>> coming up, the temperature change you can expect for your weekend and the world series forecast in detroit and when rain chances could return to our local pore cast forecast. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> an oakland high school was under lockdown as the police searched for a man with a gun. the high school was put on lockdown. the police say a 22-year-old man was taken into custody af
. >>> students at the largest high school in northern california are getting back something that they lost thanks to an anonymous donor. >>> back here at 7:20 the fog is back. how much cooler are we going to see when we head into your thursday? i'll let you know [ male announcer ] this is the opposite of subliminal advertising... there's no subtext... just tacos. yeah, it's our job to make you want it. but honestly... it's not that hard. old el paso. when you gotta have mexican. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. . >>> members of the occupy movement marched at the main fwaet of the chevron refinery in richmond this evening. they say they're angry about the chevron refinery fire in august. after that fire thousands of nearby residents went to the hospital claiming respiratory problems. they want chevron to reduce emissions and include air quality monitoring. >>> it's the show down voters have been waiting for
inflate. in california the installation of counterfeit air bags is considered a criminal offense. >>> industry analysts say that problems at the chevron richmond refinery may keep gas prices high even longer than expected. the refinery closed in august after a huge fire. chevron now says the taj from that explosion will leave the facility at reduced capacity through the end of the year keeping sup ply tight. analysts say refinery production is to blame for california gas prices nearing $5 a gallon over this past week. >>> chevron's morning weight on the dow suffer add near 1% decline shedding 128 points. nasdaq lost 13. this was also the s & p 500th fourth straight losing session. >>> san francisco's first target opened today and it's built specifically to accommodate city shoppers. the new store is about 25% smaller than normal target stores and it's tailored to city life by featuring items sold in smaller packages and smaller shopping carts. >> we found that the guests in our urban stores don't purchase as much in one shopping trip. they shop our stores more frequent. >> the st
. >>> for the second year in a row, the california department of corrections and rehabilitation said it's seen a drop in rates. the latest number showed that during fiscal year 2007/2008, released inmates had a 63% resit vichl rate after three years. that's down from 65% the year before and from 67% in 2005/2006. present officials say the lower rates are in part due to recent rehabilitation efforts. >>> authorities are investigating a weekend crash that killed a young reyes car driver at the calistoga speedway. the sheriff's office says 20-year-old tyler wolf was wearing his helmet and seat belt when he crashed into a wall on saturday. this weekend's event was a 2-lap reyes celebrating the 75th anniversary of the speedway, which is a half mile dirt track. >>> the u.s. supreme court is set to decide late next month whether to hear the case on california's ban on same-sex marriage. asked the justices to overturn the decision in which an appellate judge in san francisco found the ban to be unconstitutional. the high court today posted a notice on its web site revealing that the case is on the agenda for
soring gas price here in california. she says even with pipeline and refinery problems california has just as much gas on hand this year than last year. other the weekend governor brown announced he's directing the air resources board to immediately take whatever steps are necessary to allow for an early transition to winter blend gasoline. >> the claim is from the governor's office that early increase applied by 8 to 10% and if that's right, that will cause a very drastic drop in the price of gasoline. >> bay area gas prices hit an all new record today. according to triple a, the avrnl cost of a gallon of regular in san francisco was $4.74 a gallon. a gallon in san jose and oakland. . >>> week upcoming economics report. the dow shed 26 points, nasdaq lost 23. also factors in here a 2% decline in apple partly due to a new dispute at its complex in china. reported to be business di building more than 10 million new ipad minis for the upcoming holiday shopping season. the wall street journal reported that's how many units apple has ordered. those orders by amazon.com for the same period
at the pump jumped nearly 20 cents here in california. industry analysts say several factors are to blame including the fire at chevron's richmond refinery and the shutdown of a pipeline into the bay area. according to triple a the average for regular unleaded gas hit $4.52. >> in san jose it is $4.54. it reached $4.60 in san francisco. as you can imagine the prices are making many bay area drivers extremely frusterated. >> every time it goes down refinery blows up and jack it back up again. it is is like it is on purpose or something. >> too high, too much, too much! >> the prices are taking a toll on small businesses that use a lot of gasoline. the businesses such as food truck operators saying they run on tight margins so it is hurting the bottom line. >>> today the bay -- today the bay average hit $4.54. that is a jump of 30 cents since last week. the average a year ago was $3.80. $70 cents a gallon cheaper than today. new numbers show our unemployment rate fell. the jobless rate slid to 7.8% last month. that is the first time it has gone below 8% since january of 2009. the report sho
's club was among the more than 1 thousand pages of expenses we obtained through the california public records act. that receipt knows that the port's director of maritime james kwon paid for 12 people, a delegation of executives from hyundai and burlington northern santa fe, the railroad company. it has no records of any executives being in houston at that time. the port has not yet respond ed ed. >> it'll handle complaints of election fraud and voting rights such as discrimination at the polls, intimidating reviving voters buying and selg votes and making ballots for voters. >> very important step to, again, just show more trance paraphernalia si to have elections process, also show how offices work together in san francisco when it comes to their elections. >> the hot line number is 415-551-9548. it's available in english, spanish, cantonese and mandarin. >>> president obama and republican challenger mitt romney stayed out of the spotlight today as they prepared for tomorrow night's presidential debate. the state in hemp stead, new york. this debate will be town hall style where the
arguments nod california's regulations to reduce greenhouse mission. earlier this year a federal judge expressed the regulations violating federal commerce clause that they reach across state lines and discriminate against out of state businesses. reduced greenhouse to 1990 levels by the year 2020. the court is set to make a ruling at a later time. >>> san francisco parents are voicing concerns that a man known as evil elmo may have moved out west. take a look. this is video of evil elmo in new york. he was thrown out of central park after yelling obscenitys and harassing tourists. this past week ebd parents of san francisco reported seeing a man dressed as elmo in the richmond district cursing and yelling racial slurs at people. a woman told us she saw a man with an elmo costume get on the bus in fisherman's wharf. we tracked down elmo there, but he denied he's the evil elmo. >> i don't think it's an evil dude in an elmo costume. i think people are harassing him because they don't like the federal rulings on trademark. >> elmo is for young children and that it's scary thinking someone
've got a system here off the coast of southern california. you can even see the cloud formation beginning to build a southerly swell so by tomorrow the coast will begin to cool down first and then that cooler air is going to trickle in. so today we're going to say the heat by tomorrow, though, a subtle change in the temperatures. first there will be a slight cool down followed by a bigger drop on wednesday and you can see the temperatures will continue to fall on thursday. meanwhile tomorrow morning we start out a lot like this morning. low 60s in the forecast with mostly clear skies. 52 degrees for san ra kel, 54 in oakland, 58 redwood city, 60 degrees san jose, 69 livermore and antioch we'll see a pretty quick warmup once again our inland spots will be warm once again. 91 in santa rosa tomorrow. low 80s sausalito. for the east bay 82 for oakland, 87 valley still near the cently mark in some cases. 91 san jose, 90 grooes for santa clara. along the peninsula a nicer day. 83 san mateo, 77 in san francisco. notice the coast for 60s to low 70s expected off pacifica down into bay and the wide
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